Problem: For the equilibrium, SO2(g) + NO2(g) ⇌ SO3(g) + NO(g) The four gases are mixed in a container in the following partial pressures (in atmospheres): SO 2 (2.3); NO2 (2.8); SO3 (1.4); and NO (3.4). At equilibrium it was found that the SO 2 partial pressure was 2.8 atmospheres, what is Kp? a) 0.28 b) 1.79 c) 2.87 d) 0.134 e) 3.54

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For the equilibrium,

SO2(g) + NO2(g) ⇌ SO3(g) + NO(g)

The four gases are mixed in a container in the following partial pressures (in atmospheres): SO 2 (2.3); NO2 (2.8); SO3 (1.4); and NO (3.4). At equilibrium it was found that the SO partial pressure was 2.8 atmospheres, what is Kp?

a) 0.28

b) 1.79

c) 2.87

d) 0.134

e) 3.54

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